Minnesota (5th - AL Central) at Kansas City (3rd - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Wed, Sep 28 - Kauffman Stadium
First Pitch - 7:15 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Minnesota 56-101-34.2830-5126-5092-5780-77-15.91
Kansas City 80-775.9146-3034-4773-7683-74-3.37
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
LFE. Rosario
out for season
Thumb
09/22/16
Rosario broke his thumb and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. He will miss the remainder of the season.1-6
$-471
2-5
RPT. May
out for season
Back
09/13/16
May is sidelined with a lower-back strain and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.3-11
$-680
3-10
3BT. Plouffe
15-day DL
Oblique
09/10/16
Plouffe has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain and a strained intercostal muscle.5-13
$-623
5-12
CFD. Santana
out for season
Shoulder
09/14/16
Santana has a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder injury and has been placed on the season-ending 60-day disabled list.7-20
$-1172
12-14
RPP. Hughes
out for season
Shoulder
06/12/16
Hughes is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to thoracic outlet syndrome and had surgery to remove a portion of his rib.38-60
$-1405
58-35
RPG. Perkins
out for season
Shoulder
04/11/16
Perkins has been placed on the 60-day disabled list and will require season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.56-95
$-2828
92-51
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SPY. Ventura
Ques Fri
Back
09/25/16
Ventura was removed from the last outing after experiencing lower-back tightness and spasms. It is uncertain if he he will make his next scheduled start Friday against the Indians.2-0
$+236
1-1
RPD. Gee
out for season
Lung
09/27/16
Gee has been shut down for the remainder of the season due to blood clots in his lungs and shoulder.1-0
$+100
0-1
CFL. Cain
out for season
Wrist
09/21/16
Cain continues to deal with a left wrist injury and is likely going to miss the remainder of the season.8-9
$-142
11-6
SPK. Medlen
60-day DL
Shoulder
09/07/16
Medlen is on the 60-day disabled list due to a Grade 1 rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder and remains without a timetable for a return.64-60
$+716
61-57
RPL. Hochevar
out for season
Shoulder
09/02/16
Hochevar had thoracic outlet syndrome surgery and is on the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.31-26
$+617
28-26
SPM. Minor
out for season
Shoulder
08/24/16
Minor has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury. He suffered a setback in his recovery and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.80-77
$+591
73-76
3BM. Moustakas
out for season
Knee
05/26/16
Moustakas had surgery to repair a torn right ACL and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.58-56
$+538
59-50
RPT. Collins
out for season
Elbow
04/03/16
Collins has been placed on the 60-day disabled list and will miss the entire 2016 season after undergoing a second Tommy John surgery.80-77
$+591
73-76
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Kansas City Royals are still a long shot to make the playoffs this year, but the defending World Series champions are pretty much a sure shot when they face the cellar-dwelling Minnesota Twins this season. Kansas City will hope to stave off postseason elimination and post its 15th win in 18 meetings with Minnesota as the American League Central rivals head into Wednesday's second contest of the three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.

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